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Concussion (INACTIVE)

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  • Banging helmets to reduce brain injuries

    Banging helmets to reduce brain injuries
    Once cheered as the sound of a good hit, the loud crack heard on the gridiron when two football helmets collide is more often greeted these days by gasps, as fans recognize the game- and potentially even season-ending injuries such jarring impacts can...
  • Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts opts for season-ending hip surgery

    Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts opts for season-ending hip surgery
    Brian Roberts knew going into his minor league rehab assignment with short-season Class-A Aberdeen that it might be the last few innings of baseball he would play this season. A second opinion on the torn labrum in his right hip gave the second baseman...
  • Owings Mills teen named to state Board of Education

    Owings Mills teen named to state Board of Education
    While many of her teenage peers were sunning at pools, shopping at malls or sleeping in, Ebe Inegbenebor was spending part of a recent summer day talking about concussions as the new student member of the Maryland State Board of Education. Inegbenebor, a...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny, with a high near 82 and southeast winds around 5 to 7 miles per hour. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 66. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for...
  • Former Raven Matt Lawrence suing NFL in concussion litigation

    Former Raven Matt Lawrence suing NFL in concussion litigation
    Former Ravens running back Matt Lawrence has joined the legion of former NFL players suing the league in a concussion-related lawsuit. Lawrence alleges fraud, conspiracy and negligence on the part of the NFL for concealing the risks of long-term damage...
  • Teen athletes need to know the risks of concussions

    Thank you for publishing the article on concussions in youth sports ("Teen athletes suffer long-term effects of concussions," Sept. 12). It was long overdue. This is a serious problem, and everyone who loves sports and is involved in helping young...
  • Ravens, MedStar tackle issue of concussions

    Ravens, MedStar tackle issue of concussions
    Jameel McClain knows what it feels like to be "dinged," or hit so hard in the head that he felt dizzy. It was his rookie year with the Ravens, and he said he ran down the field straight into three offensive linemen. Team doctors kept him out of the...
  • O'Malley launches InvestMaryland Challenge startup competition

    It seems everywhere you look in Maryland, there's a startup competition sprouting up. We've had the Startup Bus. This weekend is Startup Weekend. And now? Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the InvestMaryland Challenge. The challenge will reward three...
  • Coaches required to get more training about head injuries

    Emergency regulations passed by the state school board Tuesday will require that athletic coaches be trained in how to identify traumatic head injuries and that students be pulled out of a game as soon as a concussion is suspected. School board members...
  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • 'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue

    'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue
    UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...
  • Maryland's Jesse Bernhardt diagnosed with concussion

    Maryland's Jesse Bernhardt diagnosed with concussion
    Junior long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt was conscious and walking around the field level of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., after briefly losing consciousness in the fourth quarter of Maryland’s 9-3 loss to Loyola in Monday’s...